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US Dairy Farmers Get Little Help From Canada Trade Deal

Published on Oct 25 2018 2:20 PM in Supply Chain tagged: Trending Posts / USA / Canada / Trade Deal / Paywall

US Dairy Farmers Get Little Help From Canada Trade Deal

Minnesota farmer Paul Fritsche can no longer afford health insurance as he struggles to sustain a dairy farm that has been in his family for nearly a century.

With US milk prices in the fourth year of a slump due to chronic oversupply, Fritsche, 58, is unsure whether he will be able to pass his 30-cow farm onto his sons and grandsons.

"Do you pull the plug? We've been at it for 90 years," he said. "I'd hate to lose that."

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